Political parties are marketing machines for winning elections. ---Preston Manning
Knowing how to win an election doesn't mean knowing how to run the country. Or having well-considered ideas. Or being financially prepared to run for office. Financial planning can easily get overlooked.
Preston Manning (former leader of the western Canada-based Reform Party). runs The Manning Centre for Building Democracy shares his thoughts.
This podcast accompanies a blog post at Riscario Insider: http://blog.riscario.com/2009/05/preston-manning-on-financial-planning.html